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benaiah


benaiah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Benaiah 
  built  up  by  Jehovah.  (1.)  The  son  of  Jehoiada,  chief  priest  (1 
  Chr.  27:5).  He  was  set  by  David  over  his  body-guard  of 
  Cherethites  and  Pelethites  (2  Sam.  8:18;  1  Kings  1:32;  1  Chr. 
  18:17).  His  exploits  are  enumerated  in  2  Sam.  23:20,  21,  22;  1 
  Chr.  11:22.  He  remained  faithful  to  Solomon  (1  Kings  1:8,  10, 
  26),  by  whom  he  was  raised  to  the  rank  of  commander-in-chief  (1 
  Kings  2:25,  29,  30,  34,  35;  4:4). 
 
  (2.)  2  Sam.  23:30;  1  Chr.  11:31. 
 
  (3.)  A  musical  Levite  (1  Chr.  15:18,  20). 
 
  (4.)  A  priest  (1  Chr.  15:24;  16:6). 
 
  (5.)  The  son  of  Jeiel  (2  Chr.  20:14). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Benaiah,  son  of  the  Lord